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2014-07-23 23:12:26

Industry-First Feature. Cloud-Based Translation Platform, Verbingo™, integrates Microsoft Word Documents. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Verbatim released details of a groundbreaking, industry-first upgrade to its cloud translation platform, Verbingo™, that enables support of Microsoft Word documents. Now users can easily take existing documents and upload to the system in Word, Excel, CSV, InDesign, HTML, PO/POT, XLIFF, PDF, and custom tags for rapid, seamless translation...

2014-07-15 23:08:44

Independent market research firm, Common Sense Advisory, recognizes EQHO Communications as a top player in $37 billion dollar industry. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 EQHO Communications announced today its official ranking as one of the largest language services providers (LSPs) in the translation and interpreting industry. Issued by independent market research firm, Common Sense Advisory, the report titled "The Language Services Market: 2014" ranked EQHO...

2014-06-24 08:39:56

Massive support from the Open Source Community, and viral demand from companies worldwide have fueled organic growth for the cloud-based continuous localization platform MENLO PARK, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transifex, the worldwide localization platform that has become the premier globalization tool for tech companies and the Open Source community, announced today that they have raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by leading venture capital firm New Enterprise...

2014-06-18 23:08:43

New online platform solves enterprise needs for rapid, seamless translation of all file formats including XLIFF, HTML, CMS, Office, websites, emails, videos, mobile apps, and more. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Verbatim Solutions Inc. released early results that reveal how its new agile, online translation platform –Verbingo™– is gaining momentum. Verbingo is one of the first enterprise-scale, cloud-based translation platforms on the market. Since recent launch, Verbatim...

2014-06-03 23:16:18

“VistaTEC’s Experiences with Linked Data for Localization” and “Building a Language Quality Pipeline Using Open Standards” Dublin (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Phil Ritchie CTO of VistaTEC, a leading company that helps to optimize the global commercial potential of some of the worlds most iconic brands and products, is speaking on “VistaTEC’s Experiences with Linked Data for Localization” and “Building a Language Quality Pipeline Using Open Standards” at the Localization World...

2014-05-21 23:10:38

The New York-based translation agency will manage the multilingual translation of press releases for Kontax users across the United States New York, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Acclaro, a New York-based translation agency, announces a new partnership with Kontax, a global press release service specializing in the translation and distribution of multilingual news and information. As the exclusive U.S. translation manager for Kontax, Acclaro is tasked with translating customers’ press...

2014-05-12 23:09:15

Localization World, the leading conference for international business, translation, localization, and global website management will be held in Dublin, June 4-6. The conference examines the impact of disruptive innovation on localization. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 More than 600 global business executives from 45 countries are expected to attend this summer’s Localization World 2014 conference in Dublin, June 4-6. The conference, which features nine tracks related to “Know-How for Global...

2014-05-09 23:03:53

Software localization firm Net-Translators will host online discussion focused on strategies for internationalizing, translating and managing global social media content. Cupertino, California (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Net-Translators, a leading provider of translation, localization, internationalization and multilingual testing services in more than 60 languages, announced today that it will host a Web Panel on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 9:30 am PST entitled “Localization and...

2014-03-18 23:30:28

Transfluent Unity Plugin 2.0 makes game localization so simple, even newbie developers can publish their games globally. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 At Game Localization Summit, Transfluent today announced a completely rewritten version of its popular game localization toolkit for Unity. The new version makes it nearly effortless to localize games to virtually any language, as it gives developers direct access to Transfluent’s army of 50,000 translators in over 100...

2014-03-04 23:01:23

Pole To Win announced today that they have organized a panel discussion on “the place of machine translation in today’s gaming industry”. This session is hosted during the Game Developers Conference 2014 held in San Francisco, CA from March 17-21, 2014. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Pole To Win, the premier one-stop-shop for video game quality assurance testing, customer support, and localization announced today that they have organized a panel discussion on “the place...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'